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MD Anderson Cancer Center Social Work Counselor in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Summary

Provide comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment and counseling services to individuals, families and groups. Supports compliance with treatment protocols, advance care planning and assists with resource linkage as a part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Key Functions

  1. Conducts biopsychosocial assessments using appropriate diagnostic criteria to recommend, facilitate, and implement interventions for a comprehensive treatment plan.

  2. Uses counseling techniques, resource knowledge and linkage throughout the disease trajectory, including end of life, survivorship and bereavement.

  3. Participates in continuity of care and/or discharge planning. Facilitates advance care planning.

  4. Documents patient care activity in institutional electronic healthcare record in accordance with departmental documentation policy.

    Working Conditions

This position requires:

Working in Office Environment

__ No

X Yes

Working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic)

__ No

X Yes

Exposure to human/animal blood, body fluids, or tissues

__X No

__ Yes

Exposure to harmful chemicals

_ X No

__ Yes

Exposure to radiation

__X No

__ Yes

Physical Demands

Indicate the time required to do each of the following physical demands:

Time Spent

Never

0%

Occasionally

1-33%

Frequently

34-66%

Continuously

67-100%

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Reaching

X

Lifting/Carrying

Up to 10 lbs

X

10lbs to 50 lbs

X

More than 50 lbs

X

Pushing/Pulling

Up to 10 lbs

X

10lbs to 50 lbs

X

More than 50 lbs

X

Use computer/keyboard

X

EDUCATION:

Required: Master's degree in Social Work (MSW or MSSW)

No experience

LICENSURE: One of the following issued by the state of Texas:

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)' Provisional LMSW' Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 129229

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200

  • Science Jobs: No

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